Colombo is the largest city and the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. It is a busy and vibrant city with a city population of nearly 1 million people.
From the Colombo Travel Guide
13 April 2014 - 14 April 2014
Although many in Sri Lanka also observe the Western New Year (Jan 1), the official new year, according to the local lunar calendar, is celebrated April 13-14th. This New Years holiday is celebrated by a variety of religious rituals (all timed specifically to lunar movement), families get together, share food and desserts, and play traditional games.
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Colombo
We really enjoyed staying there. Clean, friendly and helpful staff. Great way to start our trip and meet other travelers. ... more
We enjoyed our stay at the Mysoor Inn very much. It is situated in a very convenient place. The manager Moses was very helpful and goes out of the way to help the guests. He is an asset to Mysoor Inn. We would recommend this place to anyone who wants to travel around colombo easily. There are many restaurants, transport links and shops nearby. ... more
Tropic Inn is a very nice place to stay in Colombo. It is easy to arrive by public bus from the Central Station but you can also go walking to the Fort (even if it is not very close). We stop here just for one night (Colombo isn't a very touristic town) and the place was quite, clean and perfect to rest. ... more
Chennai to Colombo
Hi everyone, Does anyone have any suggestions on the cheapest/most efficient/most enjoyable ways to travel from Chennai to Colombo? I look forward to your responses. Thanks Jamie. ...
Colombo or Yangon?
1. Which is better? Well Colombo has beaches... and it's close to other cities with beaches as well. 2. Which is cheaper? and is it as cheap as Cambodia? Accommodation and food. 3. Which would you prefer and why? ...
Accommodation in Colombo
Hi, I am planning to travel to Colombo next month for a week. My first concern is about accommodation. I have some work on Lotus Road and I'd want to find a cheap but decent place to live in the vicinity (1-2 kms). Then, of course, if you could advise on places to go/see/hang out, food, night spots ...
Our final few days of the tour were spent in Colombo where everyone had a restful time doing as they pleased – a very pleasant stop after the tour. Colombo from Hotel Balcony Beach from Hotel Balcony On our final evening in Colombo, we were hosted for dinner by the Colombo 41 Club on the rooftop of our ...
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